Ink Review: Vinta Holiday Inks

Ink Review: Vinta Holiday Inks

Although the holidays are over, I am showing a couple of inks today – Vinta Carol and Vinta Parol from the Vinta inks Holiday Collection 2021. I purchased a sample of each from Vanness before Christmas where you can buy a 4mL sample for $3.10 or a full 30mL bottle for $14.99. You can still…

Ink Review: TWSBI Tangerine, Navy, and Crimson

Ink Review: TWSBI Tangerine, Navy, and Crimson

I’ve been reviewing only one new TWSBI ink each week but today I’m combining the remaining three colors: Tangerine, Crimson, and Navy. If you would like, read about Grape or Forest Green as well! I’ve purchased these from Vanness and they can be found at most retailers that carry TWSBI products. I do appreciate the…

12 Days of Inkmas: Day 7 Pennonia Mustvörös

After I found a great green, I decided to search for a beautiful red. Again I hit up new-to-me ink brands and ended up ordering Pennonia Mustvörös (60mL for $13). Mustvörös is Hungarian for young wine, and this red definitely leans toward wine colored. It went down almost a brick or blood red, but dried…

Ink Line Overview: Pineider Inks

Ink Line Overview: Pineider Inks

Many new ink lines have been introduced lately, many by pen manufacturers testing their skills in the ink market. Esterbrook, Diplomat, Otto Hut, and Pineider are a few of these. Today I will be looking at Pineider’s first ink run. This ink line consists of 6 colors – Black, Sepia, Red, Blue, Turquoise, and Green. …

Ink Review: IWI Colors of Nature Part 3

Ink Review: IWI Colors of Nature Part 3

The most recent ink line in my collection is the IWI Colors of Nature line. The line includes 24 colors so I will be presenting the collection in parts – today I’ll be covering the third set of 8 out of 24. I purchased my samples of IWI Colors of Nature inks at Vanness: each…

Ink Review: IWI Colors of Nature Part 1

Ink Review: IWI Colors of Nature Part 1

The most recent ink line in my collection is the IWI Colors of Nature line. The line includes 24 colors so I will be presenting the collection in parts – today I’ll be covering 8 of the 24. At the end of this post, I’ll examine the feathering issue I’ve seen with the collection. I…